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Congratulations to Eleonora Aquilini, ParaFrap postdoctoral researcher in Maryse Lebrun's Team, who won one of the “Best Full Length Talks” price at the 2018 (29th) Annual Molecular Parasitology Meeting, for her story on a new perspective on rhoptry secretion in Toxoplasma. She won a free trip and a talk to the ASTMH 67th Annual Meeting, October 28 - November 1, 2018 - New Orleans, USA (


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Amandine Guerin, postdoc in Boris Striepen's lab (Philadelphia, USA - and former ParaFrap PhD student in Maryse Lebrun's team, received a long-term EMBO fellowship for her postdoctoral research on Cryptosporidium host cell invasion and manipulation. The EMBO Long-Term Fellowships are awarded for a period of up to two years and support post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world. International exchange is a key feature in the application process. Congratulations Amandine !

Dear Participants,
Thank you for participating in the EMBO Workshop on Molecular advances and parasite strategies in host infection.
We are grateful that you took the time and effort to come and discuss your work at the workshop and we hope you have enjoyed the meeting and the venue.
Your feedback and suggestions for improvements would be most appreciated. Please fill in the online questionnaire you received from EMBO (or directly in your user account on, it will only take 5 min and would be most useful for us and for organizing this workshop again in the future.
Also, you will receive an automatic email with your certificate of participance as soon as you submit the questionnaire results.
All the best, 
The organizing committee. 
Mohamed-Ali Hakimi, Derrick Robinson, Yoann Millerioux and Dominique Soldati-Favre
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Artur Scherf, Frédéric Bringaud, and Patrick Bastien
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ParaFrap supports the organization of the EMBO Workshop: Molecular advances and parasite strategies in host infection, from September 30 to October 3, 2018 on Les Embiez Island (south of France). The main objective of the workshop, supported by EMBO & ParaFrap, is to bring together the international experts in Parasitology to understand how parasite survival mechanisms are controlled, developed and organized.

Registration is now open. Deadline : 15 June 2018 - 

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